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Fixing the 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser: shifter cable bushings edition

May 22nd, 2015
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I have a 2002 PT Cruiser that I bought new in late 2002. Aside from it not being a Rav 4, the main issue for the wife is that it has a manual transmission. Five-on-the-floor in all it’s Neon-esque glory. I kid, but not too much. I recently lost the ability to reliably shift into […]

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World of Tanks = Waste of Time

March 28th, 2014
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Sadly, the devs did not meet the challenge. They left serious flaws in the experience and left the non-paid players as farmable targets to bolster frustration, thus revenues.

WoT is pay-to-win, and really there is nothing that can be said about the current game that’ll make me change my mind. I would not recommend this game to anyone.

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“Everybody is somebody else’s monster”

March 3rd, 2014
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Something to think about when railing against the problem-du-jour. The article housing that phrase is worth a read as well… http://www.eod.com/blog/2014/02/empathy-vacuum/    

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Demotivator: Control

March 23rd, 2009
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Quick Demotivator Poster that’s been lingering in my brain for a while. I’ve got a poster print of the image, and I’ll get it framed to match this layout. Image used without permission of Publisher Steve Jackson Games or Artist David Martin.

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“What is best in life?”

January 2nd, 2009
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Leaving a friends house this evening with a guitar in one hand and a bottle of Jack in the other – one fake, the other half-empty. Sometimes it’s the simple things…

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Some Tips for Running A Garage Sale

April 24th, 2008
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Advertise! People can’t buy from you if they don’t know you’re selling. Some very cost effective methods: Weekly adpapers (Pennysaver here in Volusia) are great ways to reach the ‘pro’ buyers. Daily newspaper classifieds are good, though they can get pricey and have strict deadlines. Craigslist is free. Some real estate offices will let you […]

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